Monthly Archives: August 2012

Basic Herbed Cheese (Raw and Vegan)

Some vegetarians find it difficult to give up cheese even though some know it’s not the best food to consume. Cheese is very high in calories and fat. To that, add sodium and cholesterol. Cheese may taste good, but like all animal products, there is no reason to eat it when you have healthy alternatives. […]

Lettuce Wrap Salad with Three Sauces

I love these because they’re so satisfying and quick to make. Recipe contributed by Mimi Kirk, from Live Raw: Raw Food Recipes for Good Health and Timeless Beauty (Skyhorse Publishing, 2011). Photo by Mike Mendell.

Chia Seeds: Frequently Asked Questions

Chia seeds are known as a great plant-based source of omega-3 fatty acids, in addition to a host of other nutrients, and an abundance of calcium, protein, and fiber.  These frequently asked questions are excerpted from Chia: The Complete Guide to the Ultimate Superfood* by Wayne Coates, PhD.

Chia Almond Delight

This slightly sweet, creamy drink made of chia seeds, almond milk, and almond butter is perfect to round out breakfast, but it also makes a great snack or a healthy dessert after dinner. The recipe is versatile—have fun customizing it by using different milks, nut butters, and even fruits. Recipe adapted from Chia: The Complete […]

Chia Green Super Smoothie

Green smoothies are all the rage, and are that much better with the addition of chia seeds. They are a great way to get a bold dose of veggies, fiber, and nutrients in a healthy, convenient, low‐calorie way. Recipe and photo from Chia: The Complete Guide to the Ultimate Superfood* by Wayne Coates, PhD.

How to Make Almond Milk

Family-Friendly Vegan Dinner Recipes (pdf e-book)

Family-Friendly Vegan Dinner Recipes: For families with vegan and vegetarian kids and teens — and anyone who loves simple, hearty fare. More families than ever are going vegetarian or vegan. Here is a selection of easy, tasty recipes to help the plant-strong members of your family eat well and thrive! For this compact collection, these […]

Avocado Recipes – Nutritious and Delicious

Avocados don’t just taste great, they’re also packed with loads of nutrients. These green fruits provide folate, vitamins B, C, K and E, fiber, niacin, potassium and more. If you want a food that is going to give your body the nutrients and vitamins it needs every day, grab yourself an avocado! The monounsaturated fats […]